Regulatory Performance Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Wednesday 13 December 2017

Time:                                    9:03am

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch





Deputy Chairman


Councillor David East

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Tim Scandrett



11 December 2017




Principal Advisor

Leonie Rae

General Manager Consenting & Compliance


Aidan Kimberley

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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Regulatory Performance Committee

13 December 2017


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C



Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00040

That the apology from Councillor Templeton and apologies for early departure from Councillors Galloway and Gough be accepted.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                              Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00041

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                  Carried


4.   Public Forum

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.


7.   Update on the performance of the Freedom Camping Bylaw


Committee Decided RPCM/2017/00042

Part A

That the Regulatory Performance Committee recommends that the Council:

1.         Defer the full review of the Freedom Camping Bylaw 2015; and

2.         Note that staff have reviewed the performance of the Freedom Camping Bylaw and consider there is insufficient evidence to justify amending the bylaw at this time; and

3.         Note that staff review and adjust operational activities in relation to the Freedom Camping Bylaw every year as required; and

4.         Note that a full review of the Freedom Camping Bylaw is scheduled for 2020, as required by the Freedom Camping Act 2011.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                  Carried


8.   Revocation of the Urban Fire Safety Bylaw 2014


Committee Decided RPCM/2017/00043

Part A

That the Regulatory Performance Committee recommends that the Council:

1.         Revokes the Urban Fire Safety Bylaw 2014;

2.         Publicly notifies its resolution; and

3.         Retains clause 10 of the Parks and Reserves Bylaw.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                              Carried


9.   Building Consenting Update - December 2017


Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00044

Part C

That the Regulatory Performance Committee

1.         Receives the information in this report. 

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried


Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 09:50 am.

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 09:50 am.



10. Resource Consents Monthly Report


Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00045

Part C

1.         That Regulatory Performance Committee receive the information in this report.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                 Carried



11. Briefing - Proposed Temporary Alcohol Ban in Linwood Village Area


Evangeline Emerenciana and Gavin Thomas briefed the Committee on work towards a temporary alcohol ban in the Linwood Village area, and advised that staff are aiming to provide a report on this matter to the Council meeting on 20 December 2017.

Councillor Scandrett left the meeting at 10:03 am and returned at 10:08 am.

The meeting adjourned from 10:03am to 10:08am due to lack of a quorum.

12  Resolution to Exclude the Public


Committee Resolved RPCM/2017/00046

Part C

That at 10:09am the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 61 to 62 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                   Carried


The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 10:10am.



Meeting concluded at 10:10am.




Councillor David East